The SS Express

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ACTION EPIC HISTORICAL FICTION DRAMA ADVENTURE MELODRAMA MYSTERY SUSPENSE / THRILLER WAR

1940s & '50s

Ray Drayton

Logline

A German Nazi WW2 train lies hidden within a sealed tunnel in The Alps bordering Italy and Austria. Rumours abound of a secret train laden with gold bullion and priceless art works plundered by the Nazis.

Genre

Action, Epic, Historical Fiction, Drama, Adventure, Melodrama, Mystery, Suspense / Thriller, War

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Male leaning

Setting

U.K., Austria, Italy, France, Czech Republic

Based on a True Story

Yes

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Starting Description

Conrad Sorenson, professor of Mechanical Engineering joins a colleague to search for a Nazi WW2 train carrying priceless artwork and gold, thought to be trapped in a tunnel in the Italian Alps.

Ending Description

Can the location of the secret train told by a former RAF pilot be relied upon or is the train a figment of imagination? An old mans ramblings brought about the onset of Autism hindering recollection or a war time event from 60 years ago? Does The SS Express exist or a phantom from a war torn past.

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Hard Copy Available

No

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Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions

Plot - Premise

Quest

Main Character Details

Name: Conrad Sorenson

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Educated, Honorable, Romantic

Additional Character Details

Name: Leo Percy

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Decisive, Heroic, Leader, Patriotic, Romantic, Strong Moral Code

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Logline

A German Nazi WW2 train lies hidden within a sealed tunnel in The Alps bordering Italy and Austria. Rumours abound of a secret train laden with gold bullion and priceless art works plundered by the Nazis.

Short Summary

Conrad Sorenson, professor of Mechanical Engineering joins a colleague to search for a Nazi WW2 train carrying priceless artwork and gold, thought to be trapped in a tunnel in the Italian Alps.


Can the location of the secret train told by a former RAF pilot be relied upon or is the train a figment of imagination? An old mans ramblings brought about the onset of Autism hindering recollection or a war time event from 60 years ago? Does The SS Express exist or a phantom from a war torn past.

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About The Author

Core Theme

Quest,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Conrad Sorenson

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Heroic, Educated, Honorable, Romantic

Character 1

Name: Leo Percy

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Decisive, Heroic, Leader, Patriotic, Romantic, Strong Moral Code

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